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hyperlocal

(1) Meaning "extremely local," it refers to news and information about events within a community. The term was coined with the advent of user-created journalism after the turn of the century as well as websites that publish only news and information such as real estate, cars and other items for sale, but targeted to a town or even a zip code.

(2) Targeting users in the vicinity, such as a smartphone app using GPS to notify the user that products or services are nearby.
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915 Hyperlocal News Properties Publish 1,000 Articles A Day With 50-million Pageviews And 99.
Published by Links Press Group in Rockledge, the new online publication is built in the tradition of the hyperlocal news movement sweeping the nation, but instead of local news, will feature golf news, features, results and listings from all the local golf clubs, junior golf programs and school programs in and around the Brevard County, Florida area.
By "our", I mean the plans that I helped write, for I was part of the winning bid for the North East news pilot, which was going to deliver a unique local and hyperlocal news service to this region.
Measured by the fates of hyperlocal news sites like Patch, Citysearch and Sidewalk, the hyperlocal experiment for online news hasn't worked out.
Both major metropolitan dailies there now have corporate affiliations with hyperlocal news "aggregators.
Today, blogs, social media and hyperlocal news websites can be a powerful force in driving local opinion.
Meanwhiile, Armstrong is looking to slim down AOL's Patch division, which provides hyperlocal news to towns and neighborhoods across the country -- with many in New England.
the rise of smartphones and tablets could give a boost to a long-struggling segment of the media industry: hyperlocal news.
But trying to lead the Cubs out of a 104-year championship drought may prove to be a simple task compared with Ricketts' latest venture: He's hoping to unlock the journalistic mystery of how to make money with a large hyperlocal news Web site.
Further evidence is in the strong community of creative social media groups which have grown up around Wales' cities - everything from the Cardiff Blogs network and Wales Blog Awards to popular hyperlocal news blogs and a new Centre for Community Journalism at Cardiff University.
Local TV has always felt like an old-fashioned idea in this digital age and I've been wondering recently if the much-vaunted phenomenon of hyperlocal news publishing could offer a different way forward.